is the sixth largest city in Turkey
situated some 100 km south-east of Kahramanmaraş
and 660 km from Ankara
, 130 km north-east of Turkey - Syria
border. The population is about 1,066,000 people in accordance with the 2009 census. Thousands of tourists visit Gaziantep every year to see its museums and zoos.
Airport Oguzeli (IATA: GZT) is 20 km away from Gaziantep and is the closest airport to it.
Tourist attractions in Gaziantep
Zeugma Mosaic Museum, in the town of Gaziantep, Turkey, is the biggest mosaic museum in the world, containing 1700m2 of mosaics[ & #93; It opened to the public on 9 September 2011.
Gaziantep Zoo is a zoo in Gaziantep, Turkey
Gaziantep Castle, is a castle first built by the Hittite Empire as an observation point and later built into a main castle by the Roman Empire on top of a hill in the center of Gaziantep, Turkey in 2nd and 3rd century AD. It underwent further expansion and renovation under Emperor Justinianus between 527 and 565 AD. The circumference of the round shaped castle is 1200 meters. The walls are built of stone and the castle consists of 12 towers.
Şirvani Camii, Şirvani Mehmet Efendi Camii or İki Şerefeli Camii is a Mosque in Gaziantep. It is located in the Seferpaşa neighborhood, southwest of the citadel.
Gaziantep Oğuzeli International Airport (IATA: GZT, ICAO: LTAJ) (Turkish: Gaziantep Oğuzeli Uluslararası Havalimanı) is a public airport in Gaziantep, Turkey. Inaugurated in 1976, it is 20& #160; km far from the city. Gaziantep Airport was extended with construction started in 1998, and achieved the international airport status in 2006. The passenger terminal covers an area of 5. 799 m² and has a parking lot for 400 cars.
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